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Carl Perkins

Carl Perkins

American guitarist
One of the most renowned rockabilly artists of the 1950s, and an innovative guitarist who greatly influenced the next generation of rock & roll acts.
BornApril 9, 1932
HometownTiptonville, Tennessee, United States
Height6'1" (1.85m)
SpouseValda Crider
ChildrenDebbie Perkins, Stan Perkins, Greg Perkins, Steve Perkins
ParentsBuck Perkins, Louise Perkins
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Videos

McDowell girls soccer routs Erie 9-0 for 24th District 10 championship

Hear from Abriella Whatmore, Trinity Bennett and head coach Jay Perkins after McDowell beat Erie, 9-0, Tuesday at Dollinger Field to win its record 24th District 10 championship. Bennett scored three goals and Whatmore scored two.
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Albums

Country Boy's Dream: The Dollie Masters
Country Boy's Dream: The Dollie Masters
1994
Jive After Five: The Best of Carl Perkins (1958-1978)
Jive After Five: The Best of Carl Perkins (1958-1978)
1990
Classic
Classic
1990
Million Dollar Quartet
Million Dollar Quartet
1990
Honky Tonk Gal
Honky Tonk Gal
1989
Caldonia
Caldonia
2004
Bird Dog
Bird Dog
2004
Story
Story
2000
Rock 'N' Roll Hits
Rock 'N' Roll Hits
1999
Blue Suede Shoes and Other Hits
Blue Suede Shoes and Other Hits
1998
All Shook Up [UAV]
All Shook Up [UAV]
1996
Boppin' Blue Suede Shoes
Boppin' Blue Suede Shoes
1995
Friends, Family & Legends
Friends, Family & Legends
1992
Born to Rock
Born to Rock
1990
Class of '55: Memphis Rock & Roll Homecoming
Class of '55: Memphis Rock & Roll Homecoming
1986
Original Sun Greatest Hits
Original Sun Greatest Hits
1986
Up Through the Years, 1954-1957
Up Through the Years, 1954-1957
1986
Disciple in Blue Suede Shoes
Disciple in Blue Suede Shoes
1984
Survivors Live
Survivors Live
1982
Country Soul
Country Soul
1979
Cane Creek Glory Church
Cane Creek Glory Church
1979
Ol' Blue Suede's Back
Ol' Blue Suede's Back
1978
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